Cyber Systems Engineer

Cyber Systems Engineer

Job Title: Cyber Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896945_1604659568
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 06, 2020 10:46

Job Description

Your in depth understanding of Cyber Security Methodologies and understanding the information security threats facing aerospace defence contractors or Government systems will help you to support my client as a Cyber Systems Engineer. As a Cyber Systems Engineer, you will join a team of qualified and diverse individuals to support digital transformation and serve as the Missions Sector InfoSec Engineer, providing Information Security engineering services.

You will have the opportunity to work for a leading engineering specialist who solves the toughest problems in space, aeronautics, defence and cyberspace to meet the ever evolving needs of their customers worldwide. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant Engineering environment.

About the job:

Our client currently requires a Cyber Systems Engineer to support non US locations, providing Information Security engineering services. You will apply system security engineering principles to provide realistic solutions designed to enhance the overall security posture of internal and customer systems, including identifying threats, developing appropriate protection measures, reviewing security implications of system changes, recommending solutions and providing support for resolution of complex technical challenges. The role will include;
*Collaborating with engineering teams and other information security professionals to ensure strong and effective controls are in place to detect and mitigate risks across on-prem and cloud environments to meet business needs and regulatory requirements.
*Perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, balancing cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analysis across total systems
*Work collaboratively on multiple concurrent projects, ensuring project and BAU activities remain compliant with ISO20000 & ISO27001
*Perform system security analysis activities including requirements analysis, gap analysis, and analysis of alternatives
*Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of security requirements into systems solutions that best mitigate cyber risks within the acknowledged technical, schedule and cost constraints, including activities such as:
osecure proxy engineering
ofirewall policy management
omessaging security engineering
oremote access engineering
ointrusion prevention engineering
onetwork access compliance engineering
opublic key technologies
oActive Directory services
*Analyse and provide recommendations for improvements to and enhancements of in-house and external platforms, systems and tools
*Development of system design artefacts in accordance with established architecture frameworks
*Support the global team in processing and mitigating cyber threat actor activity
*Collaborate effectively with information security analysts to co-ordinate a multi-tiered approach to cyber threat mitigation to deny current and future adversary actions
*Research and draft Cybersecurity white papers as required, presenting findings to both technical teams and management

About you:
As a Cyber Systems Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
*Relevant technical certification (INCOSE, CISSP etc.)
*In-depth understanding and substantial application of cyber security methodologies
*Experience in consulting and or working in a complex Enterprise environment
*Extensive experience working with customers to elaborate requirements in often complex/uncertain environments
*A proven track record of designing and developing secure solutions that meet customer requirements
*Experience performing risk assessments of both internally and externally hosted solutions
*Experience with ISO20000, ISO 270001, GDPR, HMG Security Policy Framework, Cyber Essentials, MCSS, etc.
*Experience with network architecture, OSI model, and networking protocols
*Experience with network security and penetration testing
*Experience in creating and deploying cloud infrastructure solutions
*Knowledge of security operations and tools
*Hands on validation of security control implementation
*Institute security engineering concepts that , balance cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analysis across total systems
*Perform system security analysis activities including requirements analysis, gap analysis, and analysis of alternatives
*Strong presentation and written skills with experience in presenting findings to executive leadership and/or technical teams
*Experience with analysis and forensic tools used in a SOC or similar investigative environment
*Penetration testing experience
*Knowledge and/or experience in one or more of the following technologies: AD/DNS, Patch Management, PKI, HBSS, ACAS, VMware products, Splunk
*Familiarity in the Risk Management Framework (RMF) Cybersecurity Lifecycle
Cyber Systems Engineer
£70000 - £75000

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, to DV level.

This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.